Steve Lombardozzi

TORONTO, CANADA - APRIL 22: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles is congratulated after hitting a three-run home run in the sixth inning by Steve Lombardozzi #12 and Nick markakis #21 during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on April 22, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Orioles Send Infielder Steve Lombardozzi to Pirates for Cash

The Baltimore Orioles have sent infielder Steve Lombardozzi to the Pittsburgh Pirates for cash in the second recent deal between the teams.


Steve Lombardozzi was traded to the Tigers in December and didn't have an opportunity to play in a regular season game before being shipped to the Orioles. (credit: Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Orioles Acquire Ex-National Lombardozzi In Deal With Tigers

The Baltimore Orioles have acquired infielder Steve Lombardozzi from the Detroit Tigers for infielder Alex Gonzalez.


Adam LaRoche of the Washington Nationals celebrates after scoring the game-winning run on a sacrifice fly by Stephen Lombardozzi in the ninth inning against the New York Mets at Nationals Park on June 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C. The Nationals defeated the Mets 3-2. (Photo credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Nationals Finally Come Back Late, Beat Mets 3-2

Steve Lombardozzi’s sacrifice fly in the ninth Tuesday night gave the Washington Nationals their first late-inning comeback win of the season, capping a two-run rally for a 3-2 victory over the New York Mets.


Manager Davey Johnson of the Washington Nationals looks on during batting practice before the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on May 15, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Davey Johnson Asks The Junkies Who Should DH in Baltimore

There are endless reasons why Davey Johnson is such a fan favorite in the baseball world, but bringing them inside the mind of a Major League manager, with how he should set his lineup for an American League park is just another sterling example of the transparency that makes him so beloved.


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Danny Epinosa’s in ‘A Little Bit Of A Funk’ Right Now

Nats GM Mike Rizzo supported Davey Johnson’s decision to bench Danny Espinosa during his weekly radio show Wednesday, saying the second baseman is “in a little bit of a funk right now” and could use a couple days off.


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Espinosa Benched for Lombardozzi Next Two Games

Nationals manager Davey Johnson says he’ll sit Danny Espinosa the next two games, replacing him with Steve Lombardozzi at second base as the team wraps up its series with Atlanta.


Lombardozzi and Harper are providing a youthful spark to the Nats' 2012 lineup. (Credit: Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Elfin: Patience On The Farm Will Pay Dividends For Years To Come

The emergence of Stephen Strasburg was both a product of years of losing in Washington, and the commencement of a multilayer unveiling of new, raw homegrown talent. When Bryce Harper made a guest appearance and unsurprisingly, never left, it was easy to think the best fruit of a slowly-cropped farm was born. And now there’s Lombardozzi.


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Washington Nationals Hot Start Cooled By Atlanta Braves, Lose 3-2

The Washington Nationals led off Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Braves with back to back home runs from Steve Lombardozzi and Bryce Harper, but couldn’t hang on to win.